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Letter from Henry Knox, April 18, 1781

TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.06.006
Henry Knox. Autographed letter signed: New Windsor, to George Washington, 1781 April 18. 1 p. + addr.

New Windsor 18 April 1781

[inserted - different hand: To Washington


[struck: In consequence] Agreably to your Excellencys directions to me, Mr Garownson was order’d to West point to give some specimens of his knowledge in Artillery and particularly in projectiles – The superior tendance of this matter was committed to Major Barconan who has reported his opinion in consequence of some experiments [strike-out] made on the 16th instant of which the enclosd is a copy –

I have the honor
to be with the great<est> respect
<H Knox>

His Excellency
General Washington

His Exy Gen. Washington
18 April 1781.